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Russia may try to manipulate election in India

Russia may try to manipulate election in India
Facebook and Twitter may be used to influence voters

After being accused of manipulating last presidential election in United States, Russia may apply same methods for the next election in India and some other countries, according to report. The General Elections are due to be held in April or May 2019 in India.

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The remarks were made by Philip N. Howard, a Professor on Internet Studies at the Oxford Internet Institute and Balliol College. Delegates were having a meeting on foreign Influence on Social Media forms. In 2016, Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party faced the true reality of Russian invasion. Thousand of confidential documents were stolen and released. 12 Russians military intelligence officers were accused of hacking Democrats.

Facebook and Twitter may be used to influence voters and Indian specialists think the media institutions in the country may fell in the trap.

 

Russia may try to manipulate election in India